Recovery is underway for the small businesses and residents of Ellicott City impacted by the recent flash flooding.

State, county, and federal resources are available to help.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

Small business owners and residents can assess a number of programs through the Housing and Community Development agency for activities such as demolition, facade restoration, revitilization and more. There are also a number of programs to help residents and landlords.

Howard County Government

Howard County's executive department has set up a web page to provide current information about recovery efforts. It's a comprehensive look at the day-to-day activities and provides valuable information about electricity and gas restoration, Main Street access for small business owners and residents, and how to seek clean-up assistance. You can also sign up to receive email alerts.


U.S. Small Business Administration

Governor Hogan's request for a physical disaster declaration for Howard County was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration on August 11th giving small businesses in Ellicotty City and surrounding areas impacted by the story access to low-interest disaster recovery loans from the SBA. Click here to learn more. Click here to learn more

Small business owners are welcome to contact our office directly

if you need assistance connecting with any of these resources.